Marcos Alonso is set to extend his contract with Barcelona for an additional two years in place of his current deal that expires in the summer of 2023.
Deario Sport reported on Friday that Barcelona are in talks with 31-year-old defender Marcos Alonso to extend his contract by two years, the former Chelsea defender. Made impressive results this season.
Alonso terminated his contract with Chelsea before signing a one-year contract with Barcelona last summer. He helped balance Azul Grana’s defense by playing both at left-back and at centre-back. Amid the uncertain future of Jordi Alba, the 33-year-old left-back.
According to reports, Barcelona are negotiating a two-year contract extension with Alonso following Gerard Pique’s retirement announcement alongside talks over a new deal with Alejandro Valde. Left-back, an 18-year-old youngster at the same time ufabet.
Alonso’s prolonged stay at Camp Nou could go a long way in giving Barça a lifeline in the left-back department, especially amid uncertainty over the future of Jordi Alba.
Although Balde has done well to become Barcelona’s first-choice option at left-back, the presence of Alonso could serve as a safety net for a club that have struggled to retain balance and quality in their full-back positions in recent years.
Not to mention, Alonso’s ability to operate at centre-back could continue to prove helpful, especially with Gerard Pique recently announcing his retirement from professional football.